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Speech Language Pathologist

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -
  • Non-Benefit Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1205930
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

    Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
     
    Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
    •Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
    •Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
    •Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
    •IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
    •Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
    •Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
    •Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
    •IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
    •Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

    Speech Therapy includes speech, language, cognitive and swallowing assessments performed at bedside or in Radiology as appropriate to patient conditions and the nature of the assessment.  Audiology assessments are performed on both inpatients and outpatients.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    The Registered Speech Pathologist or Speech Therapist provides skilled speech and swallow therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment.


    Responsibilities

  • Establishes treatment plan and provides treatment, considering discharge needs; expected discharge functional status; and appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Educates, collaborates with, and conferences with patients, families, and other health care providers; making recommendations for referrals to specialists as needed.
  • Delegates to assistants, techs, and students through written and verbal communication including determining the skill level or competency required to provide interventions to best meet the needs of the patient.
  • Completes documentation in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Provides assessment, reassessment, and/or consultations for Speech Services.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Speech Pathology

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • ASHA
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer